When I was a kid, I totally checked this book out of my elementary school library. From Comics Alliance's Chris Sims: Considering that I grew up to be the world's leading Batmanologist, it might be a surprise to learn that when I was kid, I never really wanted to be Batman. I always wanted to … Continue reading Chris Sims On Why It’s Better to be Robin and The Choose Your Own Adventure Book Where Batman Always Dies
Batman/Superman art via Dave Bullock.
I have a pretty easy rubric for knowing which movies are my favorite. When I find it on TV, will I watch it till the end no matter what point it's at and no matter how late at night it is? For these, the answer is "yes." In no particular order: True Grit (original) Batman … Continue reading Movies That Make You Put Down the Remote (And Stay Up Way Too Late)
As you might recall, I really liked the social justice superheroics of Action Comics #1. Last night, I finally got around to reading Superman #1, Batman #1, and The Flash #1 and wanted to share my thoughts. Superman #1: Very ambitious. We have the struggles of new vs. old media, the problems with media conglomerates … Continue reading DC Reboot: Superman #1, Batman #1, Flash #1
Sadly, no, DC's relaunch does NOT include a new line of He-Man books in the classic continuity. DC did do a He-Man miniseries in 1983, which I now proudly own in its entirely thanks to my LCS (local comic store) and one Alexander Hamilton. Dropped in on the LCS yesterday to ask if they were … Continue reading Will DC’s Relaunch Mean More Sales? (And He-Man Comics from the 80s).
This is from BleedingCool. It's the cover to the rebooted Batman #1. I see Two-Face, Croc, Scarecrow, and the Riddler. Not sure who the guy getting punched is. The Riddler has a green question mark shaved into his head. Two-Face looks like a teenager. Consider yourself retconned. I do wonder if DC will keep a … Continue reading DC Reboot: Batman #1, Nightwing #1. What, All of the Sudden We’re Not Wearing Tights Anymore?